Weekly Blast 6-4-2018

Hillside Avenue School


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PTA News and Event Reminders for the Week of June 4, 2018


Monday:         1st Grade Road Runners. http://signup.com/go/UznBVEb.

Wednesday:   Grades 1-5 Field day, 9 am to noonThis event is organized by the gym teachers, but we need parent volunteers. Sign up here Field Day 2018. (Previous blasts erroneously called this a K-5 field day.)

                        Music Program’s Middle School concert at 7 pm

Thursday:      2nd-5th Grade Road Runners http://signup.com/go/UznBVEb.

Friday:         8th Grade Pool Party, 8 to 10 pm. Centennial Ave. Pool Complex.  Check-in @ 7:40 PM. Goodbye Middle School, Hello High School! All students must have completed a permission slip to attend. We can’t celebrate without your help! Consider donating an item or your time.  Sign up here.

Saturday: Clothing and Middle School Book Drive 8 am to 12 pm: Clothing drive to support HAS 7th Graders’ 8th grade trip (i.e. for their trip next year) and Middle School Book (used or new) to support Middle School classroom libraries.  See attached flyer for details

Sunday:  Deadline to buy Graduate Lawn Signs:  Make your graduate feel special by purchasing a personalized lawn sign! Portion of proceeds help fund Project Graduation 2018, A Drug and Alcohol-Free Celebration. See the attached flyer with a link to order your sign.  (This is not a HAS PTA thing – if you have questions, email Cathy Triano – [email protected])


As school is winding down, we have the following events:

Final PTA meeting of the year:  Tuesday, 6/12/18 at 7 pm   Highlights will be the preliminary budget for next year and installation of new Board officers.

ALL SCHOOL (K-8) Pool Party is Friday, June 15thSign up here:  2018 K-8 Pool Party

4th and 5th Grades: Please sign up here to help with the 2018 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony on June 18th. 4th grade parents are needed to volunteer to help set up and clean up. 5th grade parents are needed to bring food and drink.

7th Grade: We need donations and volunteers to help with the 8th Grade Class Night on June 20 http://signup.com/go/wnbsLAd. The 7th grade helps with the ceremony so 8th grade parents can focus on their graduate.  

8TH Grade:  June 20th Class Night Dance:  we need volunteers and donations for the PTA-organized dance after the graduation ceremony. Sign up here http://signup.com/go/UOgXyej.

OTHER ITEMS FYI (not HAS PTA sponsored events)

  • Cranford Kids Give Back is still collecting items for Cranford Family Care. See attached flyer.
  • Balloon Sales for Graduates being sold by CHS. See attached flyer.

 Have a wonderful week!  ~ Christine Daly, PTA President

Low-key, ongoing fundraisers – help us earn money with little effort!

Shutterfly/Tinyprints: http://has.shutterflystorefront.com/ (13% goes to HAS PTA).

-Amazon Smile*: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7214938 (0.5% goes to HAS PTA) *only works in your browser, not on the Amazon app on your phone/device.

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